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Simplify: Pause

Key Scriptures: Psalm 66:4, Exodus 20:8, Luke 5:15-16, Mark 6:31, Matthew 11:28


Psalm 66:4

“All the earth bows down to you; they sing praise to you, they sing praise to your name.”  Selah


Exodus 20:8

“Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all the work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your manservant or maidservant, nor your animals, nor the alien within your gates.”


Luke 5:15-16

“The news about him spread all the more, so that crowds of people came to hear him and to be healed of their sicknesses. But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.”


Mark 6:31

“Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.”


Matthew 11:28

“Come to me, all you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.”




Discipleship Discussion Questions

These questions are designed to be personal (you and God first), relational (with another person) and intentional (putting action to words).


  1. How consistently do you practice the discipline of rest in your life?
  2. In what ways do you most often practice the discipline of rest?
  3. What challenges do you face with regularly practicing a discipline of rest?
  4. How could you begin to develop “pauses” in your daily life that would give God the room to refresh and renew your life?
  5. How will you begin to practice the discipline of rest in your life daily, weekly and seasonally?



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